Construction Project Planning & Scheduling Using Microsoft Project 2021

Master the Use of Microsoft Project 2021 for Effective Construction Project Management


Contractors are responsible to translate clients’ requirements and consultants’ 2-dimensional drawings into 3-dimensional physical realities. To achieve this, a contractor is required to construct a project plan, which details the prerequisites, costing, workflow, milestones and quality management. Work schedule or timeline is an integral component in all project planning and management. Easy-to-use project management software are now available to help contractors plan, control and evaluate their projects in a timely and cost-effective manner. between activities.



This Course aims to provide participants with a thorough overview of the concepts of project planning and evaluation. Participants will learn how to identify, organise, and control tasks and resources required to complete a project under the constraints of time and cost. Emphasis will be placed on the intricate yet critical relationship between cost schedules and technical performances. Upon completion of the Course, participants will be able to apply the tools available in Microsoft Project 2016 to help them make important decisions in project management.


Target Audience

Project Managers, Engineers, Supervisors and Project Team Leaders who are involved in managing a construction project.


Course Outline

1. Starting a Project

  • Project Management 101

  • Navigate and Customize the Project Interface

  • Add Tasks to a Project

  • Add Resources to a Project

  • Save a Project


2. Working with Project Calendars

  • Manage Project Time Frames

  • Change Working Time


3. Working with Project Tasks

  • Manage Project Tasks

  • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones Working with Project Resources

  • Manage Project Resources

  • Allocate and Level Work Resources


4. Delivering a Project Plan

  • Print Project Views

  • Share Projects

  • Export Projects Managing the Project Environment

  • Link Projects

  • Baseline a Project

  • Work with Custom Fields


5. Managing Task Structures

  • Change a Task List

  • Create a Network Diagram

  • Manage a Critical Path

  • Use Lag and Lead


6. Generating Project Views

  • Use View Command

  • Use Existing Views

  • Create Custom Views

  • Format and Share the Timeline View


7. Producing Project Reports

  • Use Existing Reports

  • Create Custom Reports

  • Export Visual Reports Summary & Recap of Microsoft Project


Course Fees (Incl GST)

SCAL Member Fee: $$621.00

CIJC Member Fee: $664.20

Non-Member Fee: $664.20


Speaker Profile

Azman bin Said

Azman bin Said is a BIM and VDC Manager at AcePLP with 6 years of experience in a wide range of BIM projects, such as buildings, rails, roads, and water infrastructure. He uses a wide variety of BIM technology for creating and coordinating models based on the employer’s information requirements.

He researches technical solutions for implementation on BIM projects, and trains BIM teams to use the workflow after he has researched them. He is a qualified Synchro 4D (BIM) trainer and has supported teams to deploy 4D BIM on their projects by combining BIM models with the project schedule in Microsoft Teams and Primavera.

Course Duration

2.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 18.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This course is not eligible for funding.



PDU: 18 Units

CET: 18 Hours

CPAS: 18 Units


Course Brochure

Construction Project Planning & Scheduling -Microsoft Project 2021



A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. 



A notice of cancellation must be given at least 3 working days before commencement of the course and 50% of course fee will be charged /returned. If notice is given less than 3 working days before the first day of the course, there will be no refund/100% charged.


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Ms Tan Wei Xuan at 67939020 or email

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